Six men have been arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of Lyra McKee.
The journalist was killed while observing riots in the Creggan area of Derry City on April 18th, 2019.
🚨 Five men arrested in the investigation into the murder of Lyra McKee.
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The men - three aged in their 20s, one in his 40s and another in his 50s were arrested in the city this morning under Terrorism laws.
While a sixth man was taken into custody also today - this man is aged in his 20s.
They have been taken to Belfast for questioning
Separately three men have been previously charged in connection to the 29-year-old's murder, while another five were charged with rioting offences.